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*  Ankle pressure
"Limitation of the resting ankle-brachial index in symptomatic patients with peripheral arterial disease". J Vasc Med. 11 (1): ... The blood pressure at the ankle is a simple exam for peripheral artery disease (PAD). Often the ankle pressure is divided by ... The patient is placed supine with ankles at heart level. A sphygmomanometer cuff is wrapped around the ankle, and using a ... In a normal subject the pressure at the ankle is equal or slightly higher than arm blood pressure. Unilateral ankle pressure ...
*  Ankle-brachial pressure index
The ankle-brachial pressure index (ABPI) or ankle-brachial index (ABI) is the ratio of the blood pressure at the ankle to the ... "Variation of method for measurement of brachial artery pressure significantly affects ankle-brachial pressure index values". ... Allison MA, Hiatt WR, Hirsch AT, Coll JR, Criqui MH (April 2008). "A high ankle-brachial index is associated with increased ... Wild SH, Byrne CD, Smith FB, Lee AJ, Fowkes FG (March 2006). "Low ankle-brachial pressure index predicts increased risk of ...
*  Peripheral artery disease
... the first-line study is the ankle-brachial index (ABI). When the blood pressure readings in the ankles is lower than that in ... PAD is typically diagnosed by finding an ankle-brachial index (ABI) less than 0.90, which is the systolic blood pressure at the ... Lin, JS; Olson, CM; Johnson, ES; Whitlock, EP (3 September 2013). "The ankle-brachial index for peripheral artery disease ... prognosis is correlated with the severity of the PAD as measured by the ankle-brachial index. Large-vessel PAD increases ...
*  ABI
... a free and open source software word processor Ankle-brachial index, the ratio of the blood pressure in the lower legs to the ...
*  Peripheral vascular examination
... halfway between the ASIS and pubic tubercle for femoral artery bruits Ankle-brachial pressure index (ABPI) assesses peripheral ... http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/300/2/197 JAMA: Ankle Brachial Index http://circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/full/105 ... in which case toe pressure or Toe-brachial pressure index (TBPI) should be measured to aid in the diagnosis. Venous refill with ...
*  Monckeberg's arteriosclerosis
Epidemiological studies have used the ratio of ankle to brachial blood pressure (ankle brachial pressure index, ABPI or ABI) as ... June 2003). "Ankle-brachial blood pressure index predicts all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in hemodialysis patients". J. ... September 1993). "Ankle-arm index as a marker of atherosclerosis in the Cardiovascular Health Study. Cardiovascular Heart Study ...
*  Vital signs
... see Ankle brachial pressure index). In the U.S., in addition to the above four, many providers are required or encouraged by ... brachial artery), the neck (carotid artery), behind the knee (popliteal artery), or in the foot (dorsalis pedis or posterior ... government technology-in-medicine laws to record the patient's height, weight, and body mass index. Unlike the traditional ...
*  Clinical physiology
... ankle brachial pressure index), and air flow (e.g. pulmonary function testing using spirometry). In addition, Clinical ...
*  ABPI
... may refer to: Ankle-brachial pressure index, a measure of the fall in blood pressure in the arteries supplying the legs ...
*  Cardiovascular disease
... ankle-brachial pressure index, lipoprotein subclasses and particle concentration, lipoprotein(a), apolipoproteins A-I and B, ... body mass index and waist circumference; however, evidence was limited and the authors were unable to draw firm conclusions on ...
*  Compression stockings
A patient's ankle brachial pressure index (ABPI) must be >1.0 per leg to wear compression stockings, otherwise the stockings ... ankles and feet. Compression stockings are tightest at the ankles and gradually become less constrictive toward the knees and ... They are woven in such a way that the compression level is highest around the ankle and lessens towards the top of the hose. ... Vascular doctors and nurses may use special pads to ensure uniform higher pressure around the circumference of the ankle (to ...
*  Index of anatomy articles
... heminopia blastomere blood blood brain barrier body bone bone marrow bony labyrinth Bowman's capsule brachial artery brachial ... terms of motion anatomy anconeus angiography angiology angular gyrus anhidrosis animal morphology anisocoria ankle ankle reflex ... iliopsoas muscle iliotibial band ilium immune system impar ligament incisive canal incisive fossa incisor incisura incus index ...
*  Glossary of bird terms
The hoatzin and turaco are unique among extant birds in having functional claws on the thumb and index finger (digit I and II) ... A type of feather arising in the brachial region, i.e., "proximal to the innermost secondaries", usually growing in a grouping ... though they may appear further up on the ankle. They do not overlap significantly, except in the cases of kingfishers and ...
*  Heart
The cardiac output is normalized to body size through body surface area and is called the cardiac index. The average cardiac ... Patients with heart failure may experience breathlessness especially when lying flat, as well as ankle swelling, known as ... The brachial hearts have two atria and one ventricle each, and pump to the gills, whereas the systemic heart pumps to the body ...